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UTG CONTEST: Win Two Free Tickets to Four Chord Music Festival

All across the country, the temperatures have dipped, the flip-flops have been laid to rest, and the flannel is out in full force. In no time at all, we will have completely forgotten the gentle caress of the summer sun and the simple bliss of a beer enjoyed outdoors. Christmas may be on the way, […]

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Tyler Carter Announces Solo EP, ‘Leave Your Love’

After an incredible year with his R&B/metalcore group Issues, lead singer Tyler Carter plans to continue his solo work in 2015 with his debut EP, Leave Your Love.  Although having previously mentioned news of this EP in 2012, Carter has finally found the right time to release his work on his own. The EP was produced […]

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UTG Contest: Win A Pair Of Tickets To The Boston Premiere Of ‘Rich Hill’

Earlier this week, I had the great fortune of screening a new documentary titled Rich Hill. The film, which played to critical and audience acclaim at a number of festivals near the beginning of the year, follows the lives of three young boys in one of the most poverty-stricken areas of rural Missouri. It’s the […]

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UTG CONTEST: Win A Pair of After Party Badges For the Fashion Meets Music Festival

A month ago, we caught wind of a new festival making its home in the center of Ohio. The Fashion Meets Music Festival. So far, the festival boasts more than 500 performances, 250 artists, and 3 days in the Arena District of Columbus, OH. The lineup will be first announced this Thursday, March 27 at […]

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Enter Bayside’s “Time Has Come” Cover Contest

Quick, grab your guitar and set up your video camera. Bayside are asking fans to show them what “Time Has Come” sounds like… before they actually post the song for listeners to hear the original version. After sharing the lyrics and tabs for the song online, they’re looking to see what kind of unique interpretations fans […]

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UTG TICKET GIVEAWAY: Story Of The Year, Hawthorne Heights, Like Moths To Flames, and More at Irving Plaza (11/5)

Do you like shows? Do you like going to shows without paying for it? We’d like to help you indulge in that. Here’s how. We’ve got some tickets to give away for a very special show at Irving Plaza, NY this Tuesday. The show? Story of the Year playing Page Avenue in its entirety. Also […]

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UTG CONTEST: Win a Copy of ‘Resolution’ on Blu-ray Combo Pack

If you’re a regular reader here on UTG, you may recall our praises of the indie horror film, Resolution, or our interview with its directors, Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson, where we claimed Resolution to be “one of the most legitimately creepy and intense horror genre films we’ve seen in some time. Without any over […]

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CONTEST: UTG & Fandango’s ‘Summer Of Action’ Giveaway

If there is one thing in life that is better than going to the movies on a hot summer day, it’s going to the movies on a hot summer day FOR FREE. With that in mind, UTG has partnered with the fine folks at Fandango to offer you a one-of-a-kind prize package. Starting today and […]

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Riot Fest Unveils Two New Cities; Partners With Absolutevoices for VIP Contest

Last week the internet lost its mind when Riot Fest announced an amazing lineup for the annual Chicago music event. Today two additional cities were announced as playing host to Riot Fests of their own, and this time UTG is getting in on the action. Riot Fest will also be hitting Toronto (Aug 24-Aug 25) […]

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CONTEST: Win A Signed Vinyl Copy Of Iron & Wine’s ‘Ghost On Ghost’

I don’t have to make a weak attempt at referencing the comic strip Garfield or the movie Office Space for you to understand that Mondays can be the worst. Most of us spend today returning to either school or work, which is something the majority of us would rather not be doing with our time, […]

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UTG GIVEAWAY: The Gay Blades – ‘Ghosts’ Vinyl

For those who are unaware, The Gay Blades are a band that hold deep meaning to the staff. Our name, Under The Gun, actually derives from the lyrics of “Robots Can Fuck Your Shit Up.” Thus, we’re proud to partner with intheclouds Records to give away two copies of the band’s 2008 release Ghosts on vinyl. This […]

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UTG CONTEST: Drowning Pool and Flyleaf – Irving Plaza 2/28

Looking for something to do with a date this Thursday? Wishing you could go to the Drowning Pool/Flyleaf show in NYC this week, but short a few bucks? We can help. We’re giving away two pairs of tickets to this week’s show at Irving Plaza on Thursday and we want you to win them! All […]